Mandrill DKIM & SPF via DigitalOcean DNS

  • Posted on April 2, 2014
  • makrisAsked by makris

I need pls help with setting the DKIM & SPF (txt) records in the DNS panel, Mandrill reports that they are invalid

for DKIM i have a TXT record Name= Value= “v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=…;”


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Your missing a dot at the end of your domain. It should be instead of

As of this writing your values should be like this: DKIM Name= mandrill._domainkey Value= v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQCrLHiExVd55zd/IQ/J/mRwSRMAocV/hMB3jXwaHH36d9NaVynQFYV8NaWi69c1veUtRzGt7yAioXqLj7Z4TeEUoOLgrKsn8YnckGs9i3B3tVFB+Ch/4mPhXWiNfNdynHWBcPcbJ8kjEQ2U8y78dHZj1YeRXXVvWob2OaKynO8/lQIDAQAB; Note that in Name you drop your domain after the domainkey. DigitalOcean automatically adds your domain to the end.

SPF Name= @ Value= “v=spf1 ?all” Make sure you have the quotes around the value. Mine didn’t work without quotes.

in both cases make sure you are creating a TXT record